gingerlike


gingerlike
Resembling or characteristic of ginger.

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  • Cassumunar — Cas su*mu nar, Cassumuniar Cas su*mu ni*ar, n. [Hind.] (Med.) A pungent, bitter, aromatic, gingerlike root, obtained from the East Indies. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cassumuniar — Cassumunar Cas su*mu nar, Cassumuniar Cas su*mu ni*ar, n. [Hind.] (Med.) A pungent, bitter, aromatic, gingerlike root, obtained from the East Indies. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ginger lily — any of various plants belonging to the genus Hedychium, of the ginger family, native to Asia, esp. the white ginger, H. coronarium, having white, fragrant flowers. [1895 1900] * * * ▪ plant also called  garland flower,    any ornamental plant of… …   Universalium

  • shellflower — /shel flow euhr/. n. 1. an eastern Asian plant, Alpinia zerumbet, of the ginger family, having pendulous clusters of fragrant white flowers with variegated markings. 2. See bells of Ireland. 3. any of several other plants with flowers or parts… …   Universalium

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